Serene Russell: 5 Things To Know About ‘The Bachelor’ Contestant In Final 4

On the Feb. 28 episode of 'The Bachelor,' Serene Russell will be one of four women to take Clayton Echard home to meet her family amidst their budding romance.

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After telling Clayton Echard that she’s falling in love with him during their one-on-one date, Serene Russell has made it to hometown dates on season 26 of The Bachelor! On the show’s Feb. 28 episode, Serene will bring Clayton her hometown, where he’ll get to meet her family and make his first impression on them. Of course, three other women are also taking Clayton home, and they’re all hoping to impress him. Ahead of the episode, learn more about Serene below!

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Serene Russell’s promo shot for ‘The Bachelor.’ (ABC)

1. What Does Serene Do? 

Serene is an elementary school teacher in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, who enjoys “making a different in her students’ lives.” Outside of work, Serene loves spending time with friends and is always “planning her next big adventure,” according to her ABC bio.

2. Where Did Serene Go To College?

Serene attended the University of Central Oklahoma. She was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority during her time at school. During her college years, Serene often posted sorority photos on her Instagram page.

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Serene Russell and Clayton Echard on ‘The Bachelor.’ (ABC)

3. Serene Is A Model

In addition to working as a teacher, Serene is also a professional model. Her Instagram page features several professional modeling photos, mixed in with her more candid everyday pics. She’s done swimwear shoots as well as more high-fashion shoots throughout her modeling career.

4. Serene Is A Cat Mom

Serene has a pet cat who she named Leonardo DiCATprio. The black cat pops up on her Instagram feed every once in a while.

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Serene Russell and Clayton on “The Bachelor.” (ABC)

5. What Is Serene Looking For In A Partner? 

Serene “wants to find a man who is truly worthy of her commitment and ready to give her that same level of commitment back,” her Bachelor bio reveals. “Her dream man is honest, clear on what he wants and an excellent communicator. He’s open to trying new things, willing to be vulnerable and ready to have a big family.”

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